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A mother of two sons finds life considerably difficult on her own after the death of her beloved husband. Due to debt she must move them to Baltimore, and deal with the hardships and all ... See full summary »

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Charles Simon
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Chris Macauley
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Lisa Coleman
Tom Mason ...
John Macauley
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Matt Macauley
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Mrs. Buckley
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Mr. Buckley
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Winston Buckley
Shannon Moffett ...
Dale Buckley
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Mike
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Fred
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Carly
Mark Hardwick ...
Ian
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A mother of two sons finds life considerably difficult on her own after the death of her beloved husband. Due to debt she must move them to Baltimore, and deal with the hardships and all that comes with the city life. Written by MasoK <grok@tri-lakes.net>

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15 June 1990 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

A nő nem felejt  »

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$6,070,725 (USA)
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Thomas Lennon auditioned for the role of Chris Macauley. See more »

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Jody: Would you like a Pelegrino?
Chris Macauley: Is that beer?
Jody: No, it's bottled mineral water.
Chris Macauley: Oh, yeah. Yeah, sure. Those are really good.
Jody: You're really sweet. I'll get you a juice.
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Performed by Stevie Ray Vaughan
Courtesy of CBS Records, Music Licensing Department
Written by Chester Burnett
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Excellent depiction of grief
7 March 2001 | by (Columbus, Ohio) – See all my reviews

I had originally seen this film at the theater with my 1st wife, and didn't think much of it. Being the only other film directed by the guy who did "Risky Business" - I had higher hopes for the movie than what I came away with. Over the years, however, especially after my 1st wife passed away - I was haunted with memories of this film, as I saw my life mimic many of the actions of the principle characters. For someone who hasn't had to deal directly with grief, this film probably will seem like just an odd little film. But the actions taken by Jessica Lange, Chris O'Donnell and Charlie Korsmo are all perfect prototypes of how people deal with grief and denial. Director Paul Brickman does so in an understated way, so that the film seems more light-hearted than the message it conveys.


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